Interpreting Our World

When other adults came for me after school, my teacher would tell them how nasty I was, how undeserving, how worthless. The other adults listened to the teacher and accepted her words, thus confirming her version in my child’s mind. Every word, every act, every gesture I experienced at the time convinced me day after […]

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Simple Ways to Teach Children to Be Grateful

Life is not fair, and sometimes it’s up to us parents to bring up a child who will be able to appreciate the little, and big things, that life has to offer. Most parents strive to teach their children to be grateful for the small and big things in their lives. True gratitude can be […]

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Fun Types of RC Toys For 2018

There are so many amazing RC products available today, but they are often very expensive and just ignored. As a result many people will pass on them and miss the chance to experience the fun and joy of this amazing technology. RC products have grown from more than just changing the tv channel or opening […]

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How to Set Up Leadership Role Playing Games for Kids

Role playing games offer an excellent method for teaching kids leadership skills. However, the games must be designed to achieve maximum results. This article outlines tips for development and implementation. They benefit anyone who works with children (teachers, aides, camp counselors, etc.). 7 Tips Determine the topics. Here, the point is to first determine what […]

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The End of Her Patience

This was it. She couldn’t take it anymore. Sarah looked down at the tear-stained pillow as she wondered why her life was such a mess. Why couldn’t she have a mom who actually cared or a dad who wasn’t a drug addict and actually had time for his kids? Sarah was 14. Doing online school […]

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Children’s Book Helps Overcome 1st Day School Jitters

Some of the issues that is tempered in advance by parents are; • What to expect when alone for the first time, • Fear of the unknown, • Group bullying, • 1st time away from Mom and Dad and, • It’s OK that everyone is different. Pictures are used to introduce Gerri the giraffe that […]

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Kids and Hot Cars: A Dangerous Mixture

As we enter the hottest months of the year, we are reminded of how hot the interior of our cars can really get. We burn our hands on our steering wheels, seat belts, and seats. Imagine being trapped inside your car without the comfort and satisfaction of the blasting air condition. Unfortunately, this is case […]

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7 Ways to Get More Respect From Your Students

How can you get more respect from the kids and teens that you teach? Sometimes students treat teachers like they are invisible. Kids and teens may have blinders on that allow only them to see friends and certain aspects of social media in their lives. Can a teacher who has been there, and done it […]

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Bully Busting 101-Part 6

Bully Busting 101 Part 6- Martial Arts When a child, teen or adult gets bullied, they often run to the nearest martial arts school. Too often, the martial arts schools are either: (1) incompetent; or (2) full of bullies who like to practice on new comers. Sometimes, the school is so hard-core, like many Mixed […]

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Bully Busting 101-Part 8 Verbal Fast Balls

Verbal bullying feeds off of reactions. The more that the receiver reacts, the more that the bully enjoys the taunting. The bully feeds off the pain of others. Eventually, he/she steps it up into more physical abuse. One can “tough out” the taunts, which sometimes leads to a physical altercation. Or one can provide witty […]

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